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The Durham Museum

Open Now: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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The Durham Museum General Admission
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
The Durham Museum General Admission
From USD 11.00*
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“soda fountain”(171 reviews)
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About
Beautiful architecture blends with memories of a time gone by at the historic Durham Museum. Opened in 1931, Union Station was built by Union Pacific Railroad as the showpiece to the city of its headquarters. Considered one of Omaha’s most unique...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108-3207
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Reviewed today

I was walking around and found interested the way the museum it's about. Is very interesting to learn story and walk around the museum. I was alone visiting the museum and you can appreciate the art and the architecture more closely. I would probably visit...More

Thank luism476
Reviewed 2 days ago

Up stairs is the old train station. There are statues of people from days gone by. When you walk up to one, it starts to talk. That is kind of fun. They also have an old fashioned soda fountain up stairs. Down stairs there are...More

Thank Jackofalltrades1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the extensive local items & information. More than anything though, I enjoyed the walk through the train. Being able to see it preserved so well really take one into the past. I felt as though I really knew what it was like...More

Thank Tablezek
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting! Glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an expensive I received with my support work that I enjoyed to it's entirety.I was amazed by all that I seen and learned in this clean environment.Once I'm able to travel in the outside world I plan to have a day with a...More

Thank gunnpatricia8
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After entering and amazing big room with a small eatery, you go into the museum which has old coins and many, many other interesting collections.

Thank Maureen F
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks! Hope to see you at this year's Christmas at Union Station, Maureen!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there to see the museum and got the bonus of seeing the Thomas Mangelsen photography exhibit...absolutely wonderful museum....highly recommend it.

Thank Bill H
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Bill! Glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope you will be back again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the several displays , artifacts and beautiful architecture of this museum. Coins to trains.

Thank S8030BOroberth
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you!! We appreciate the kind review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We totally enjoyed all of the exhibits and how they were presented. In the main hallway, there's couple sitting on the bench that you can hear "speaking" as well as a couple of wartime soldiers, someone ordering a train ticket, etc. There's just so much...More

Thank Teddy008
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind review! We hope you will visit us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not the Louvre or NY Met but if you have a couple of hours to kill in Omaha (and I did) for $12 you can not go wrong. They were running an art and a WWI exhibit in addition to the history of...More

Thank tmarcone
JessicaB9443, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the $10 price of admission. Amazing Art Deco building, filled with history of the railroads, Omaha, and (right now) Mangelson photography.

Thank 722brettj
JessicaB9560, Public Relations Manager at The Durham Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Brett and thanks for visiting!

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Lindsay D
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Response from bradd200 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and it’s an amazing gift shop!
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drieke
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Response from bbbs2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am unable to answer your question. I was a visitor from out of state. I would check the museum website or call the museum.
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